We're not biased. We have the best volunteers in town.

Well, perhaps we’re a little bias, but we believe its true because of the stories we hear about them. Stories like the one we heard when we recently sat down with LCU President, Dr. Tim Perrin.

The purpose of our visit was to thank Dr. Perrin for LCU’s participation in the 2017 United Way Campaign and to share what’s coming up. As conversation usually does, one topic led to another...

“What do you call a cow with no legs?”

“I don’t know, Juan, what do you call a cow with no legs?”

“Ground beef!”

You can’t help but chuckle picturing 4th grader Juan beaming as he shares this joke with Clayton Franklin, Vice President of Brand Management for CEV Multimedia. It’s become their ritual since CEV Multimedia partnered with Lubbock Area United Way and Guadalupe-Parkway Neighborhood Centers last fall. Thanks to their new...

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. GO BLUE LUBBOCK is a community-wide project that takes place each April to promote child abuse awareness and prevention. Child abuse rates in Lubbock County are one of the highest in the state with an average of 3 children becoming confirmed victims of abuse and neglect every day....

Cameron James was named the 2018 Lubbock Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year. The Youth of the Year program recognizes young people for their outstanding leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to living a healthy lifestyle....

Each year the South Plains Homeless Consortium conducts a Point-In-Time Count of the homeless population in Lubbock. The count is intended to provide a snapshot of Lubbock’s homeless population in an effort to develop effective programs and measure progress toward ending homelessness.

Ashley Ammons, Lubbock Area United Way’s new Community Impact Director,...

About a year ago, we asked Charlie Rowten if she would be interested in joining a group of women dedicated to making our community a better place through Lubbock Area United Way. She didn’t hesitate, but eagerly asked, “Can we get started this week?”  

Unfortunately, it takes more than a few days to organize and coordinate a group of more than 500 women. But this year that group, called Women United, officially launched and began...

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